West Central Minnesota´s #1 news website! 1,105,138 pageviews — November 2012.

Water over Highway 75 at location three miles south of Madison

WILLMAR — The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises motorists to travel with caution on Highway 75 due to water over the highway at a location three miles south of Madison.

RELATED CONTENT

Willmar students fold peace cranes for brain injury effort

Willmar students fold peace cranes for brain injury effort

The peace cranes were flying across the wall in a Roosevelt Elementary School hallway this week, but they will soon be on their way to help out a good cause.

RELATED CONTENT

Willmar councilman withdraws his motion to record meetings

WILLMAR — City Council member Jim Dokken’s request to record meetings of the committee he chairs will have to wait until the council discusses next month whether meetings of all committees should be recorded and televised.

RELATED CONTENT

Rising waters slowed by the cold and snow

CLARA CITY — A return to sub-freezing temperatures gave area flood fighters a reprieve, but worries remain about the additional moisture held in the 6-12 inches of snow and slush that now blankets the landscape.

RELATED CONTENT


WCT stories / Flood info links
Send your photos to: news@wctrib.com

Minn. Senate Republicans focus on refunds in property taxes

ST. PAUL — Senate Republicans would cut some state aid to cities, lower a statewide business property tax and increase property tax refunds for homeowners making less than $100,000 a year.

RELATED CONTENT

ROAD: Minnesota / S.D. / North Dakota / Iowa / U.S.

AIR: MSP / Sioux Falls / Fargo

Bruesewitz sparks Wisconsin NCAA run

Bruesewitz sparks Wisconsin NCAA run

NEW ORLEANS — Butler’s Matt Howard took a stroll down Bourbon Street on Tuesday night, experiencing a strip of restaurants, bars and hangouts known for lavish parties and excess.

RELATED CONTENT

Wolverines leap final hurdle to end 15-year state drought

Wolverines leap final hurdle to end 15-year state drought

MINNEAPOLIS — Many prep basketball observers thought that MACCRAY would have qualified for the state boys tournament last year. The Wolverines were stopped one game short of playing at Williams Arena, but they had plenty of talent returning to make another run at state. And this season they didn’t disappoint.

RELATED CONTENT

Jaguars enjoy pressure of being lone unbeaten

Jaguars enjoy pressure of being lone unbeaten

It didn’t take Nostradamus to predict the rise of the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa boys basketball team.

RELATED CONTENT

 

To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 8.0 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.


Poll

Was the U.S. correct in taking its current role in the 'no fly' plan in Libya?





or view poll results »

Video

Featured Staff Blogs

http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/389/50/50/ ASTRO BOB
Chance again tonight April 20-21 for northern lights
There's been some action on the aurora scene today. A coronal mass ejection from the sun blew by Earth this afternoon and sparked auroras over northern Scandinavia and other locations in northern Eu...
4/20/14 at 9:00 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/435/50/50/ OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK
St. Louis River hustles through Jay Cooke State Park
I figured the St. Louis River would be rolling along well at Jay Cooke State Park just west of Duluth today, so the yellow dog and I went to take a look. We werent disappointed. The river was tumbli...
4/19/14 at 2:20 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/927/50/50/ HEALTHBEAT
What price for peace of mind?
The patient is eight years out from treatment for breast cancer and is doing well, but four times a year she insists on a blood test to check her inflammation levels. The test is pointless and has no...
4/18/14 at 10:54 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/439/50/50/ THE FARM BLEAT
Molly the wonder dog
Ten years ago this month just a short time into my Daily Globe tenure I got behind the wheel of my Chevy Blazer with a niece, a nephew and my Mom and drove westward to the tiny town of Steen. There,...
4/17/14 at 7:55 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/387/50/50/ CAPITOL CHAT
Tired legislators take their holiday break with much done, much left
By Don Davis The looks on Minnesota legislators' faces before they began a holiday break told the story: They are tired. The 201 legislators put in long hours the past couple of weeks debating and in...
4/16/14 at 1:58 PM

Featured Area Voices

http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/436/50/50/ THE NEW FORTY
An Easter shout-out...
Easter is a religious holiday, not unlike Christmas, that has become so much more about all the other stuff - cards, gifts, goodies, and family gatherings - than the religious significance. I am not n...
4/20/14 at 8:51 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/437/50/50/ ON MY MIND
A surprise gift - Jeremiah Study Bible
This morning when I opened my front door in responding to a neighbor's knocking, I found a surprise FedEx package by the door, from Dr. David Jeremiah's Turning Point Ministry. I was puzzled. ...
4/19/14 at 10:33 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/976/50/50/ MIDDLE MINNESOTA
Outstate News (4-19-14)
Editorial (Knoblach): Senate Office Building plan still lacks answers. (St. Cloud) Ingebrigtsen/Rosen: MNGOP senators pen fear-mongering anti-pot letter, write that ganja "rips families apart" (CityP...
4/19/14 at 5:36 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/438/50/50/ THE DULLUM FILE
Remembering '97
It's the seventeenth anniversary of the 1997 Red River Valley flood. Pictured above along withyours truly is reporterLaura Gallegos and photographer Brian McKenty on the day President Bill Clinton and...
4/19/14 at 6:43 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1002/50/50/ REAL MONEY
9 tips for single parents heading to college
Making it through college can be a challenge for any of usadd to that the responsibility of being a single parent and college can be especially demanding. Dr. Bill Burns, director of the North Dakota ...
4/15/14 at 10:25 AM